Welcome to the Urban Oasis, Greenbelt Park, Maryland

Camp ten miles from the Washington Monument!
Greenbelt Park is located in suburban Greenbelt, Maryland just ten miles from the Washington D.C. attractions.
Visit to enjoy affordable camping, peaceful surroundings in an urban forest, and National Park Service hospitality. Greenbelt Park has a 172 site campground, nine miles of trails and three picnic areas.

a picture of a tent in the Greenbelt Park campground
Camp ten miles from the Nation's Capital

Greenbelt Park offers 172 campground sites with showers/ bathroom facilities within 10 miles of the Nation's Capital. Reservations required

volunteers repairing a trail in Greenbelt Park, Maryland
National Public Lands VIP Day Sat Sep 23

Join us on Sat Sept 23 9-12 Noon as we improve the Azalea Trail. Meet us in the Sweetgum Picnic Area for a Public Lands Day of stewardship.

campfire program in the Greenbelt Park campground
Campfire programs Sept and October

Come and enjoy free campfire programs starting on Saturday September 9 in the campground. Programs begin at Sunset and run through October.

campfire programs
Campfire program: Sat Sept 23 7:00 p.m.

Campground guests and the public are welcome to join us for a campfire program featuring the Passenger Pigeon on Sat Sept 23 at 7:00 p.m.

drum circle around a campfire
Drum Circle program Sat Sept 30 7:00 pm

Come enjoy a drum circle with Katy Gaughan and a campfire under the stars at Greenbelt on Saturday September 30 at 7:00 p.m.

barned owl in Greenbelt Park
Campfire program Live Owls Oct 7 6:30 pm

Come see Owls live in person. Enjoy a free campfire program on Saturday October 7 at 6:30 p.m. under the stars at Greenbelt Park.

Recreational vehicle in Greenbelt Park
Day Camp Host Needed Oct -Nov 2023

Be a Greenbelt Park Campground Host starting Oct 1 2023..Enjoy greeting visitors in the ranger station and helping with our campground

Holly Picnic Area
Reserved Picnic Area Reservation

Holly and Laurel Reserved Picnic Area are available for reservations from April - October. Groups up to 200 people can be accommodated,

NPS passport stamp and book
Ranger Station near the campground

The NPS Passport stamps and the Military, Every Kid Outdoors, and Access (disability) Passes are available at the Ranger Station.

free lifetime veteran pass
Free Lifetime Veteran Pass

This is a FREE lifetime pass for Veterans. This pass available at the ranger station near the campground.

a picture of the Military Pass
Free Military Pass

Free Federal Pass to all Active Military and their dependents. Thank you for your service.

Greenbelt Park Junior Ranger booklet
Junior Ranger booklet

Free Greenbelt Park Junior ranger booklets available at the Ranger Station. Earn a badge or patch.

Last updated: September 18, 2023

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Mailing Address:

6565 Greenbelt Road
Greenbelt, MD 20770


Ranger Station near the campground

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